Hume's Scepticism: Pyrrhonian and Academic by Peter S. Fosl [Book Review]

Hume Studies 46 (1):171-174 (2020)
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Peter Fosl's new monograph offers a bold reading of Hume as a "radical," "coherent," and "hybrid" skeptic, who draws influence from both the Pyrrhonian and Academic skeptical traditions. I press some concerns about whether Fosl's reading of Hume can accommodate his scientific ambitions.

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